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15 green summer camps

By: Julie Knapp on May 4, 2010, 7:09 a.m.
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Photo: Camp Kawartha

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Camp Kawartha: Lakefield, Ontario, Canada

Environmental education center Camp Kawartha offers day and overnight camp and leadership programs for kids ages 5-17. The center is home to one of Canada’s most sustainable buildings, which has straw bale and hemp walls, solar power, a wetland water treatment system and a living roof. The camp also has a straw bale solar greenhouse and straw bale buildings. Activities range from the classic arts and crafts and windsurfing to nature exploration and sustainable living education.